ramblings about privileges

Artem Kachitchkine Artem.Kachitchkin at Sun.COM
Sat Jan 21 18:26:29 PST 2006

> With the desired UI in mind, how would construct a model for allowing
> such an user interface in a secure way? Clearly we have users, groups,
> black lists and white lists in the picture. 
> My thinking is a flat configuration file

Why not define the model in terms of methods and properties, just like 
D-BUS? This would allow for multiple implementations: flat file, gconf, 
LDAP, SMF, whatever.


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